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April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Yellow Bluff man charged with murder

The Pine Hill Police Department arrested and charged Anthony Nicholson of Yellow Bluff with capital murder last Saturday. On April 22, the Pine Hill Police Dept responded to 92 Jowers Lane to a stabbing call. More...

Fulton extending sewer

Fulton will soon have sewer service extended to all of its water system customers, Mayor Mike Norris announced Friday. More...

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Defending Gov. Bentley

The daily newspaper in Montgomery used a blazing headline across the top of its front page Sunday to announce that Gov. Robert Bentley is paying three members of his staff above the salary set under law for their jobs. This is old news. More...

GOP crew’s efficient

A s I approach my 60th birthday it occurs to me occasionally that I have witnessed and been part of a good many legislative sessions. I started my observations in 1963 as a 12 year old Page when George Wallace was in his first year as governor. More...

Religion

Plant good stuff in your “life garden”

Spiritual Reflections

My brother-in-law Huel, and I are in the process of establishing a vegetable garden, to be shared by our families. We plan to have tomatoes, pole beans, running butter peas, pinkeye purple hull peas, cream peas, squash and okra. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Choir rehearsal The Bethel Baptist Association Mass Choir will have choir rehearsal Thursday, May 26 and Saturday, May 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill. More...

Sports

Sweet Water’s Laderius Dumas wins 2011 Bryant-Jordan award

A little over two weeks ago Sweet Water High School senior Laderius Dumas had some of his prayers answered when he was chosen as the Class 1A Achievement winner at the Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Program’s 26th annual awards banquet held at the S More...

Proud to claim him as family

A lthough I was unable to attend the induction ceremony held back on March 21, because of other obligations I already had on that date, I was delighted by Doug Barfield’s having been selected as one of 12 inductees in the 21st class named to th More...

Tiger golfers finish regular season with a strong record

The Thomasville High School Golf team ended their regular season with a record of 34 wins and 3 losses. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Keel

Mildred Claire Cassity Keel, 89, a homemaker, of Mobile died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Providence Hospital. She was born October 5, 1921 in Thomasville. More...

Ledbetter

Sam Fletcher Ledbetter, Jr., 83, of Linden died April 19, 2011 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born July 25, 1927 in Reeltown. He was a graduate of Auburn University and a retired administrator with the Farmers Home Administration U. S. More...

Community rallies for Parker

When Thomasville holds its annual Relay for Life Friday night in downtown Thomasville, there will be an abundance of stories. There will be stories of survivors and of those lost to the battle with cancer. More...

Steel mill job fair planned for May 4

Lakeside Steel Alabama will be actively recruiting to fill more than 100 good-paying, full time hourly jobs at its Thomasville tube and pipe mill, next Wednesday. More...

Rape and child abuse charges filed

On April 12, the Pine Hill Police Department responded to 175 Green St. in Pine Hill to assist Wilcox County DHR in an investigation of child abuse and sexual abuse. More...

Bogus check

A Clarke County resident recently received this bogus check, along with a letter claiming it was from a winning lottery drawing. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Southern Expose Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville will have a Southern Expose Spring Concert and Art Department Spring Show Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. More...

People

County waste pickup changing

Customers of the Clarke County solid waste program may soon be getting large wheeled carts to put their garbage in for pickups. More...

Morgan, Smith to exchange vows June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Morgan of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Britney Erin Morgan to Matthew Gary Smith, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Smith of Thomasville. More...

Aunts are special people

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Easter was this past weekend. To me, spiritually, Easter is more special than Christmas. It is when Jesus showed us all what a terrific big brother He is. More...

School

C'ville students to be split

School age children living within the town limits of Coffeeville as well as in the surrounding community will be divided between Grove Hill and Jackson schools, according to a school zone map approved by the Clarke County Board of Education at its Ap More...

Top ten seniors announced

THS School News

A nother week down, four more to go. Thomasville City Schools are buzzing with excitement about the summer and more anxious than ever about getting out! More...

THS class of 1963 reunites

The Thomasville High School class of 1963 held their 48th class reunion at Gaston’s Grill, in Thomasville on April 9 with 24 members and spouses gathering to meet friends and spending a few hours swapping tales from the past. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Milton Estes Sheffield and Stella W. Stifflemire; Joshua Randy Boyette and Crystal Lynn Newton; Willie S. Donald Jr. and Tracy Renee Preyer. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 15-22 Jeanne R. Smith, to Richard H. Crow. William F. McCorquodale Family Limited Partnership, to William A. Bumpers. Melisssa Lee Durst Murchison, to Lee McCorquodale Durst. Lee McCorquodale Durst, to James R. Hudson. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 19-26 include: Terricka Kneesha Puller, 27, assault second degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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